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CVE-2010-3853 Detail

Current Description

pam_namespace.c in the pam_namespace module in Linux-PAM (aka pam) before 1.1.3 uses the environment of the invoking application or service during execution of the namespace.init script, which might allow local users to gain privileges by running a setuid program that relies on the pam_namespace PAM check, as demonstrated by the sudo program.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2011/000126.html
http://pam.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/pam/Linux-PAM/modules/pam_namespace/pam_namespace.c?view=log#rev1.13 Patch
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-31.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:220
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0819.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0891.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516909/100/0/threaded
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0004.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0606
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=643043 Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:0.99.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:linux-pam:linux-pam:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.1.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-3853
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2011
NVD Last Modified:
01/03/2019